Mariane Fahlman

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The purpose of the study was to determine whether resistance training (RT) or a combination of resistance and aerobic training (CT) resulted in the most improvement in measures of functional ability in functionally limited elders. Elderly adults who exhibited some limits in functional ability were randomly assigned to either a CT, RT, or control (C) group.(More)
2014 All Rights Reserved ii DEDICATION This work is dedicated to my mother, Ann France, for her unconditional love of me and my family and to my father, Richard Lyle France. If it were not for his belief that I could accomplish anything and his example of courage, I would never have attempted and accomplished such a task as a Ph.D. I hope I have passed his(More)
BACKGROUND Teacher burnout is regarded as a serious problem in school settings. To date, studies on teachers' stress and burnout have largely centred on teachers' own characteristics, socialization, and behaviours, but few have explored the connection between teachers' burnout and students' motivation via their own perceptions of teachers' behaviour and(More)
A. (2012). Urban high-school girls sense of relatedness and their engagement in physical education. A sense of relatedness is individuals' views about themselves as connected to others and worthy of love and respect from others. Using the Self-System Model of Motivational Development as the framework, this study was designed to examine associations of urban(More)
With the belief that theoretical integration in motivation may help us better understand motivational behavior, we designed this study to explore adolescents' motiva-tional profiles and their associations with knowledge acquisition, leisure-time exercise behaviors, and cardiorespiratory fitness. Middle school students from a large urban inner-city school(More)
Copyright © 2013 Alex C. Garn et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This study investigated underserved adolescent girls' perceptions of the motivational climate in(More)
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